Students celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Published 9:53 am Monday, May 7, 2012

Natalia Lopez looks at a Mayan mask she colored Friday at Lakeview Elementary School as part of a Cinco de Mayo celebration. Lopez and the school’s other first-graders rotated to four classrooms to learn about Hispanic heritage and even got to sample some traditional Mexican food. -- Sarah Stultz/Albert Lea Tribune

Griselda Root, of Mexican heritage, talks to Lakeview Elementary School first-graders Friday about a wooden snake she recently brought back to Albert Lea from a trip to Mexico. The students were learning about Mexican culture as part of Cinco de Mayo.

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